A man identified as Jimoh Abdulfatai has been arrested by the men of the Kwara State Police Command for assaulting his girlfriend, Ayomide Afolayan, and posting the video online over allegations of infidelity.
In a viral video, the assaulted lady’s hands and legs were tightly held by four other friends of the suspect named: Olamide Babatunde, Afeez Ayomide, Agboola Abdulsamad and Yakubu Mustapha.
In a statement issued by spokesperson for the Command, Okesanmi Ajayi, the police revealed that the suspects have been arrested.
while also adding that the Commissioner of Police in the State, Tuesday Assayomo was reported to have directed the immediate transfer of the case to the Command’s CID for further investigation.
The statement partly read, “The suspects confessed to the crime, and the reason adduced for their senseless action was a mere suspicion of infidelity on the part of the lady which the lady vehemently denied. In spite of the denial, the boyfriend forcefully retrieved the lady’s telephone handset and handed over the phone to one of his friends to start videoing the actions and eventual posting it on social media.
“Investigation done with, suspects were charged to court and were remanded in custody pending the hearing and actual trial of the matter.
“This will serve as a deterrent to other people having such criminal and appalling tendencies in their minds.”